UK time is: 07:29:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Parkinson Post Shrewsbury

When you are 3-0 up (even if you are fielding a side with several young players in it) you would expect to win, even more so when you are playing a side that play in the League below you. However, Charlton failed to do this on Tuesday night.

At 3-0 up away against Shrewsbury after three goals in less than 35 minutes through Pawel Abbott (twice) and then Lee Martin The Addicks were in control, however The Shrews came back and eventually won 4-3 to secure their place in the second round of the Carling Cup.

Phil Parkinson took the blame for this but still thinks, despite the youngsters in the side that lessons could (and should) be gained from this, Parkinson said: "It's obviously a disappointment. It was my decision to play a young team and with that young team you get naivety and that's what cost us.

"It was a massive learning curve for the young players who got a chance tonight.

"I take responsibility because I was the one who picked the young team and the benefits of that are for the club going forward in terms of the young players who got 90 minutes' experience under their belt.

"But whatever team we had out, when you're 3-0 up you've got to see the game through and we did some incredibly naive things."

What is the thought among the Addicks followers on this site on Phil Parkinson's thoughts after our Carling Cup defeat? Share these feelings below so we can discuss them.

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Charlton Addickt  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 12 2010

Time: 2:02PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Like my dad used to say...don't do it again or else!!
weloveyoucharlton
Report Abuse
12/08/2010 19:13:00

Three nicegoals and four bits of abject defending!
Youhavetoscoretowin
Report Abuse
13/08/2010 15:32:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Charlton Athletic Articles

Luzon - Kill Him! (Wednesday April 1 2015)

Duo Head To Devon (Thursday March 26 2015)

Termination of the Royals. (Sunday March 22 2015)

Audio - Luzon On Reading Victory (Sunday March 22 2015)

Stats: Charlton v Reading (Saturday March 21 2015)

Charlton v Reading - Team Line-Ups (Saturday March 21 2015)

Wilson Heads To New York (Friday March 20 2015)

Highlights - Blackpool 0 Charlton 3 (Thursday March 19 2015)

Archived Charlton Athletic Articles

List All Vital Charlton Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Wolves 39 18 11 10 11 65
9. Forest 39 15 12 12 8 57
10. Blackburn 39 14 12 13 1 54
11. Charlton 39 13 15 11 -2 54
12. Sheff Wed 39 13 14 12 -4 53
13. Leeds Utd 39 14 10 15 -4 52
14. Cardiff 39 13 12 14 -2 51

Breaking League News

LUFC On This Day - April 2nd
Leeds Utd : 02/04/2015 07:07:00
Brighton The 44th Biggest Club?
Brighton : 02/04/2015 07:00:01
Blackpool 40th In Top 50 Biggest Clubs
Blackpool : 02/04/2015 07:00:00
Fulham in Top 50 Clubs?
Fulham : 02/04/2015 06:00:01
BWFC: Top 20?
Bolton : 02/04/2015 06:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Henderson 3%
Gomez 0%
Diarra 0%
Johnson 0%
Fox 0%
Berg Gudmundsson 16%
Cousins 16%
Buyens 16%
Bulot 0%
Eagles 0%
Watt 33%
Sub - Church 0%
Sub - Lepoint 16%